Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Dfb, Dfc migrate: Ml phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THn food: biCvf class:
MRE = 0.028 habitat: 0iFl, xiMc gender: Dg order:
SMSE = 0.038 embryo: Tnsfm reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
ab24.5 24.57 (0.002734)dage at birthSnowPerr1998
tx73.5 73.43 (0.0009023)dtime since birth at fledgingSnowPerr1998
tR730 633.9 (0.1317)dtime since birth at 1st broodCramSimm1977
am8797 8714 (0.00943)dlife spanTacuCrai2013
Li 80 80.58 (0.007226)cmultimate total lengthSnowPerr1998
Wwb79.6 73.71 (0.07402)gwet weight at birthFourKara2007
WwR4040 4043 (0.0008112)gwet weight at 1st broodSnowPerr1998
Wwi4040 4043 (0.0008112)gultimate wet weightSnowPerr1998
Ri0.005479 0.005443 (0.006613)#/dmaximum reprod rateSnowPerr1998
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.0498)time since birthwet weightFourKara2007
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalGavia immerUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.3121cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.986-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 262.8J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0016991/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8-growth efficiency


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2012/07/31 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/25)

accepted: 2016/11/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Gavia immer version 2016/11/25